- Orzo With Herbs - Image Courtesy Food Network Magazine
Fresh herbs are a simple yet tasty way to add flavor and color to your cuisine. But don’t waste excess herbs once you’ve used them for a recipe — here are 7 ways to use up your herbaceous bounty.
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- Spring Salad With Buttermilk Dressing - Image courtesy Food Network Magazine
The fruits of the harvest are always bursting with crispness and flavor, reminding us of the freshness of the season. Here’s a quick guide to building a delicious, in-season salad from the bottom to the top. Read our tips, then tell us your favorite way to dress up greens.
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- Tyler Florence's Spring Green Salad
Spring brings to mind that bright, vibrant green shade that you see everywhere this time of year, but it’s also a great time to be more eco-friendly. Here are 8 ways to get started this season.
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- Grown your own herbs -- here's how. Image courtesy Food Network Magazine.
One of my favorite gifts for the mom that loves to cook is an herb garden. It is thoughtful, beautiful, useful and of course tasty. Here’s how to put one together, just in time for next Sunday’s Mother’s Day.
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- Tofu Tacos - Image Courtesy Food Network Magazine
Whether you’re a new vegetarian or just want to eat a few more meatless meals each week, we’ve got the nutritional breakdown and the basics about 3 of the most popular meat alternatives: tofu, seitan and tempeh.
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This year, spring into a healthy summer by adding a juicer to your collection of healthy kitchen tools. Using a juicer to create your own fruit and vegetable concoctions is a fabulous way to quench your thirst, satisfy your appetite and increase your fruit and veggie intake without all the added sugar and processing of store-bought juices. Here are the basics.
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- Root Vegetables
Bored with your veggie routine? Reach outside those familiar veggie bins at the grocery to create simple, delicious meals with these under-appreciated (but very delicious) veggies.
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- Ina Garten's Roasted Butternut Squash Soup - Image Courtesy Food Network Magazine
Healthy eating is not about depriving yourself of your favorite foods or the creamy textures we all crave. Healthy eating is about moderation and simple swaps that can make a dish less caloric, more nutritious and of course super tasty. Here are a few of my favorite healthy swaps that can make a dish more figure friendly without jeopardizing the deliciousness.
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Reddish-orange in color, saffron threads impart the most beautiful golden hue and sweet-savory flavor to many a dish. If you are not familiar with this delicate spice, this is your chance to get acquainted and fall in love with saffron like I did.
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- Almond Butter Apples - Photo Courtesy Food Network Magazine
I love peanut butter! If you’re a fanatic like me, you’ll love how quick, simple, creative and healthy making your own nut butters can be. Homemade nut butters are preservative-free and packed with heart-healthy fats. They are a versatile ingredient that’s both filling and delicious. Smear these nut butters on a cracker, a slice of apple or crusty whole grain bread or blend it into your favorite recipe.
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